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26 March 2020
Ground-breaking research into hollow-core fibres and optical amplifiers at the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) has been highlighted in three postdeadline papers at the world's leading conference for optical communications.Scientists from the research centre, part of the University of Southampton's Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics, presented findings to industry and academic leaders at this month's Optical Fibre Conference (OFC) 2020 in San Diego.ORC researchers are driving an international collaboration...
26 March 2020
To tackle COVID-19 the UK government is imposing restrictions on our daily activities for the foreseeable future. As individuals, and as a community, we have a shared responsibility to follow the latest public advice as strictly as possible to tackle the spread of COVID-19.At a time of global crisis, the Zepler Institute of Photonics and Nanoelectronics is rising to the challenge. We are now working from home and our laboratories and clean room complex are closed.It is not business as usual but our business does not stop.We have...
06 March 2020
Researchers from the Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics have preserved a copy of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy on a '5D Memory Crystal' to mark 42 years of the iconic novel.Curators of the British Library will be presented the crystal at a 42nd Anniversary event in London on Sunday.The 5D technology, which was developed by a research team led by Professor Peter Kazansky, uses a short-pulse laser to write high density planes at various inclinations on a silica-based object.The material was recognised by the...
21 February 2019
Southampton's MINDS CDT is recruiting now for students to commence their PhDs in September 2019
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• MINDS CDT
• Electronic Materials and Devices Group
• Prof Themis Prodromakis profile
The University of Southampton will be at the forefront of developing the next generation of experts and leaders in Artificial Intelligence (AI) thanks to a £100M investment from UK Research and...
21 February 2019
Professors Themis Prodromakis and Tim Norman
The University of Southampton is set to spearhead the next generation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovators as part of a £100m investment from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).The new UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Machine Intelligence for Nano-electronic Devices and Systems (MINDS) will draw upon complementary expertise from within the School of Electronics and Computer Science and the Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics...
29 January 2019
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• Schedule of papers and posters
Researchers from the University of Southampton’s Optoelectronics Research Centre and the National Epitaxy Facility at the University of Sheffield, who combine expertise within the Future Photonics Hub, will be showcasing a variety of papers and posters at the forthcoming SPIE Photonics West 2019 conference (San Francisco, USA). Our schedule outlines those (co-)authored by this group of researchers.The...